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‘Broad City’ and ‘Legit’ are the future of television comedy and here’s why

‘Broad City’ and ‘Legit’ are the future of television comedy and here’s why

By | March 19, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments

In 12 days, How I Met Your Mother will reach its expiration date after nine seasons and 208 episodes, the television equivalent of a long and prosperous life. Fear not, fan-clubbers: Although your favorite show is being put out to pasture, CBS will continue to milk the cash cow...

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Watch former senator Arlen Specter do stand-up comedy

Watch former senator Arlen Specter do stand-up comedy

By | December 28, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments

Politicians usually work the crowd, fishing for votes,but last night during an open-mic night at Helium Comedy Club in Philly, former Sen. Arlen Specter worked the room, trawling for laughs, and he caught a cadre of lawmakers in his net. A Republican during most of his...

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Laughspin re-imagines classic Disney movies as porn flicks (you’re welcome)

Laughspin re-imagines classic Disney movies as porn flicks (you’re welcome)

By | September 16, 2011 at 11:05 am | 5 comments

Editor's note: Listen, we're not usually the one's trying to make you laugh. And, honestly, we're not going to make a habit out of it because, frankly, we respect comedians too much to try to tread on their ground. But this just had to be done. So, hopefully you get a few laughs...

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Check out the new parody-tastic Muppets movie trailer

Check out the new parody-tastic Muppets movie trailer

By | September 15, 2011 at 12:12 pm | One comment

The people pulling the strings on The Muppets are cleverly yanking our chains in the trailer for the upcoming movie of the same name: The comedy unabashedly cadges the music, style and thrilling pulse of the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trailer and also seems to shout...

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Christopher Titus: Neverlution

By | June 23, 2011 at 2:01 pm | No comments

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players…auditioning for another sequel to Jackass: Yup, that about summarizes the thesis of Neverlution, Christopher Titus’ latest riotous eruption from Comedy Central Records (available on June 28). The companion...

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Christopher Titus: “Neverlution” (Review)

By | June 23, 2011 at 1:44 pm | No comments

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players…auditioning for another sequel to Jackass: Yup, that about summarizes the thesis of Neverlution, Christopher Titus’ latest riotous eruption from Comedy Central Records (available on June 28). The companion...

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Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Standup

By | June 16, 2011 at 10:42 am | No comments

Only a certain kind of comic can adventurously open his set with a death riff. For lack of a better word (because there is no other word, until now), we will call this sort of confidently kooky comedian: grimsical. Yeah, yeah: half grim, half whimsical. Norm Macdonald acts...

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Norm Macdonald: “Me Doing Standup” (Review)

By | June 16, 2011 at 10:28 am | No comments

Only a certain kind of comic can adventurously open his set with a death riff. For lack of a better word (because there is no other word, until now), we will call this sort of confidently kooky comedian: grimsical. Yeah, yeah: half grim, half whimsical. Norm Macdonald acts...

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Cedric the Entertainer to host game show, “It’s Worth What?” on NBC

By | June 13, 2011 at 4:57 pm | No comments

Anyone rushing to the patent office to protect your idea for a game show that combines Antique Roadshow with The Price Is Right, take a breather: NBC beat you to the window. Beginning July 12, comedian Cedric the Entertainer will host It’s Worth What?, “a game show,” the...

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